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2016/06/16

A new paper of Prof. Nakahara and his colleagues was published in “Nature Communications”.

Prof. Kiyoshi Nakahara, School of Information, Research Center for Brain Communication, and his colleagues clarified that long-term associative memory is encoded in spatial patterns of theta activity in the brain.
2016/06/02

Shenyang University of Technology delegation visited KUT

On May 23rd, Prof. SU Xiaoming and three delegates from Shenyang University of Technology, China visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) and discussed the further exchange development with President Masahiko Isobe, Prof. Akimitsu Hatta, the chair of International Relation Center, Designated Prof. Shinichiro Sakikawa, International Relations Center and Prof. Wang Shuoyu who is a graduate of Shenyang University of Technology.
2016/05/26

A KUT international student received student presentation award and Lecturer Otani won the best presentation award at the spring symposium of the Chemical Society of Japan

From March 24th to 27th, the 96th spring symposium of the Chemical Society of Japan was held at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. Ms. Farkfun Duriyasart, a doctoral student of Graduate School of Engineering earned student presentation award and Lecturer Masataka Otani won the best presentation award.
2016/05/02

A KUT international student received the best poster award at Institute of Laser Engineering Symposium

Mr. Adam Pander, a doctoral student of Advanced Energy Nanomaterials Laboratory of Associate Professor Hiroshi Furuta, who studies in the Engineering Course, Graduate School of Engineering, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) won the best poster award at Institute of Laser Engineering Symposium on April 19th to 20th in Osaka. Out of 56 presenters, 2 presenters were selected for this award.
2016/04/22

Songkran and Pohela Boishakh Party was held.

On April 8th, Songkran and Pohela Boishakh joint party was held at International House.
2016/04/18

Multilingual apps for Kochi city travel guide were developed by KUT students.

Seven students of School of Information developed two multilingual apps, “YOSANAVI” and “CHUrism” for Kochi city travel. (Japanese, English, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese)
2016/04/12

Japan Cultural Tour to Gifu and Nagoya (2 nights 3 days)

14 KUT international and 3 Japanese students joined the Japan Cultural Tour to Shirakawa-go, Gifu Prefecture and Nagoya city from 4th to 6th March 2016.
2016/03/30

KUT’s revitalization promotion support

Revitalization Promotion Program by Japan Science and Technology Agency supports research development to industrialize earthquake-affected firms and research institutions for the purpose of revitalization from Great East Japan Earthquake.
2016/03/22

Research Associate Masataka Otani’s research image appeared on the cover of “CrystEngComm2016”.

A research image of Research Associate Masataka Otani and Professor Kazuya Kobiro was adopted as a cover picture of “CrystEngComm2016” of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
2016/02/29

Pathein University delegation visited KUT

On February 18th, Rector Nyunt Phay and two delegates from Pathein University, Myanmar visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) and shared their ideas over the further promotion of academic exchanges with President Masahiko Isobe, Prof. Tsunemi Watanabe, the chair of International Relation Center in the relaxed atmosphere.
2016/02/09

Multilingual app developed by KUT students has been applied to tourist facilities in Kochi City

Students of School of Information have made a tourism app for foreign tourists visiting Kochi in cooperation with Kochi City and Kochi City Tourism Association. This app is based on “Cavigator” which was developed by the students last year under Associate Professor Yoshiaki Takata, School of Information, who received a request from Ryugado cave preservation association, Kami City. In addition to Ryugado cave, guidance of some tourist facilities in Kochi City in Japanese, English, Korean, Pekingese and Formosan became possible now.
2016/02/01

International exchange event between school children and KUT overseas students was held

On January 21st, about 30 students of Omiya primary school in Kami city visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) and communicated with KUT overseas students at International House.

2016/01/15

KUT students received an incentive award at a joint symposium of the regional branches of the Chugoku and the Shikoku districts on Applied Physics and Physical System 2015

A joint symposium of the regional branches of the Chugoku and the Shikoku districts on Applied Physics and Physical System 2015 was held on August 1st at Tokushima University.
Incentive awards were conferred upon Mr. Hiroki Miyaji, a bachelor student of School of Systems Engineering and Mr. Ryota Takenouchi, a master student of Material and Life Systems Engineering Course, Graduate School of Engineering, Kochi University of Technology.
2016/01/08

A project of Professor Seigo Nasu was adopted to "Social Implementation Program on Climate Change Adaptation Technology" by MEXT

A project of Professor Seigo Nasu, School of Economics & Management was adopted to "Social Implementation Program on Climate Change Adaptation Technology" by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT) on November 5th.
2015/12/18

Research Center for Brain Communication held a symposium

On December 10th, Research Center for Brain Communication of KUT Research Institute, held a symposium in Kami campus.

Research Center for Brain Communication was established in 2012 as an interdisciplinary research base to create a new technology on communication through an integration of many academic field knowledges based on brain science and information communication technology.
2015/11/17

The 10th Society for Social Management Systems Joint International Conference was held in Indonesia

The 10th SSMS (Society for Social Management Systems) and 3rd PlanoCosmo Joint International Conference was conducted from Oct. 26th to 27th at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), Indonesia. The objective of the Conference was “Resilient Region, Resilient City”. The 250 participants from all over the world shared ideas, knowledge, and experience for creating wider benefits for our societies.
2015/11/16

Academic exchanges with Anhui University was held

President Hua Cheng and other 8 delegates from Anhui University, China visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) for an academic exchange event on October 31st.
2015/11/12

Professor Emeritus Masahiro Murakami received JICA International Cooperation appreciation award

On October 16th, Professor Emeritus Masahiro Murakami, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) received JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) International Cooperation appreciation award.
2015/11/11

KUT foreign students joined Hoshi Shrine Festival

On November 1st, students and faculty members of Kochi University of Technology, Kochi University and University of Kochi joined the autumn Hoshi Shrine Festival in Otoyo-cho, Kochi.
2015/11/11

President of Zhuhai College of Jilin University visited Kochi University of Technology

On October 22nd, President Fu Jingchuan and Director of Officie of International Cooperation and Exchange Xu Shili, Zhuhai College of Jilin University visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) to sign an agreement on academic exchange and memorandum on student exchange between the two universities.
2015/11/10

Research exchange between HEC Center and Aalto University, Finland

On October 14th, Associate Professor Antti Oulasvirta, Aalto University visited Center for Human-Engaged-Computing (HEC Center) of Kochi University of Technology (KUT) and facilitated research exchange. HEC Center and Aalto University conduct research of “User interface design for the elderly people” under a program of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) cooperatively.
2015/10/16

Kochi University of Technology held matriculation ceremony

On October 1st 2015, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) held a matriculation ceremony for 5 master students and 8 doctoral students enrolled in October 2015 and they started their new student life.
2015/10/14

1 night 2days tour in Kagawa

15 KUT overseas students/researchers and 12 Japanese students joined Japanese Cultural tour to Konpirasan, Shodoshima-island in Kagawa prefecture on 12 and 13 September. Overseas participants are from Thailand, China, Poland, Latvia, Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Russia and Armenia.
2015/10/14

KUT Commencement Ceremony was held

On September 30th (Wed), Kochi University of Technology (KUT) held a commencement ceremony and conferred degrees to 3 bachelor students, 1 master student and 5 doctoral students.

2015/10/06

Students from Anhui province visited Kochi University of Technology

On September 28th, 2015, 13 students and 3 faculty members from 3 universities in Anhui province, China visited Kochi University of Technology as a part of exchange promotion programs between sister city students hosted by Kochi International Association.
2015/09/03

Japanese students interacted with foreign students from seven universities at “YOSAKOI Summer School”

The 4th “YOSAKOI Summer School” was held from August 4th to 11th. The program has been adopted as “Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science” (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science) and subsidized by Japan Science and Technology Agency.
2015/06/25

New international students experienced Ikebana (Flower arrangement)

Eight new international students who enrolled this April and four Japanese students participated in early summer Ikebana exhibition hosted by Kochi flower arrangement association at Kochi City Culture –Plaza Cul-Port on June 21.
2015/06/25

Professor Tetsuya Yamamoto received a letter of appreciation in the spring meeting of international conference E-MRS on functional materials

Professor Tetsuya Yamamoto, Head of the KUT Materials Design Center, received a letter of appreciation as an organizer of the conference and a reviewing committee member for young researcher encouragement award in the international conference on functional materials E-MRS 2015 which was held in Lille, France from May 11 to 15.
2015/05/19

Associate Professor Kikuma Watanabe won 2015 “Architizer A+Awards”

School of Systems Engineering, Associate Professor Kikuma Watanabe’s architectural work “School Floating in the Sky” received the highest evaluation, “The Architizer A+Awards” at the A+Awards competition out of 3,000 works sent from more than 100 countries.
2015/04/16

An exchange event with overseas students, “KUT Lunch Hour” was held

On April 16th, “KUT Lunch Hour” was held with the purpose of multicultural interaction in Kochi University of Technology.
Overseas students, Japanese students and faculty members have a lunch together and enjoy conversation during lunch break once a month.
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